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Dec 27, 2012 9:00am EST
and what price. so when you say the gap, old navy and victoria's secret were standouts this season what brought the shoppers in? was there a hot item this season? >> not one hot item per se, gap has been seeing a real turn around. i think the stores look better, the merchandise has been improved. the marketing has been improved. old navy as well, a surprise. victoria's secret, again, the merchandise is fantastic, lingerie a clear winner at holiday at all times, so, i mean, again, if you look at your channel checks, those stores were generally per rehn y'ally crowded. i tend to agree with craig johnson, apple looked empty for what apple stores have been in the past. retailers like pandora generally crowded, charms a good buy. so you know, i think people were extremely cautious in what they bought this year and were very strategic and went in bought what they wanted and left. >> the gap, we just showed chat of the gap, monster 60% the past year, a turn around story, largely because at some point in time, they weren't getting their merchandise quite right you weren't hitting the fashion no
CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 9:00am EST
the mid-november time frame or so, announcing today that along with huntingtonengles, it has won a navy submarine contract. and those are secure even if the defense department undergoes sequestration. interesting deal being made there. >> taking a look at some of the biggest names that are among the biggest losers. traders have told us, if you're in the money on a lot of these names, why not take some money off gap for instance, masco. names like that are related to housing and retail. >> and speaking of retail, coors, third straight day of losses for shares of coors. a big winner so far this year. yesterday, citigroup had cautious comments from itses, saying in some cases, there are massive discounts on kors handbags. so questions on the pricing in the margins on kors. but this thing went public on the new york stock exchange, and it has had a monster run. 78% over the past year. and for a lot of these big gainers, there could be some tax gain selling also. sell it, reestablish your cost basis, go back and buy it. >> and of course, melissa, those retail sales numbers, we've got some pr
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 9:00am EST
. >> two are being sold for the united foundation. and three are being sold for the navy/marine foundation. >> reporter: tell us about your favorite watch. >> that's the problem. they're all your favorites. you can't talk about your children that way. the star dial that's in the collection, it's impossible to find. >> reporter: and this rolex is expected to go for over $300,000. >> the top lot is a paddock fleet 1518. and the other is $600,000 to $900,000. >> wow! robert frank is with us here. >> a million-dollar watch, almost. amazing. >> i would just be afraid to wear that on my wrist. in fact, the reason he's selling these is because their values have risen so much in this collectibles boom that we're having that he said they were all just being kept at a safe-deposit box. he wasn't wearing them anymore. so why not put the money to use? he is giving part of this money to charity. >> is there any premium associated with this collection because it was owned by gordon bethune? >> he was a great collector. and he gave us three rules for being a smart collector. one is just buy the top brand
CNBC
Dec 17, 2012 9:00am EST
been hit just yet. >> you make the point some of the less promotional things, old navy obviously part of gap, anf, an taylor, more professional gap itself, loft -- discounted about 40%, right? >> that's right. i think it's interesting that the average discount of 40% is actually flat to black friday. so at this point you're actually not getting a better deal but you're not getting a worse deal, either. >> teen retailers, you think american eagle, best positioned. why? >> i think they're just done a terrific job with their assortment. the fashion is right. they're targeting a much more sophisticated, older customer within the teen niche and they're executing really well. on abercrombie i think it really comes down to a question of comparisons. for last year, it was really just a bloodbath in terms of promoti promotional levels. >> joe, roxanne is talking a lot about the level of promotion. does part of that lead you to your discounter thesis? why do you think they're going to do so well this final week. >> i just think that that's where the average american needs to shop, and this one
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